With permission, I should like to make a statement about the business for next week:
Monday 26 January—Second Reading of the Coroners and Justice Bill.
Tuesday 27 January—Second Reading of the Welfare Reform Bill.
Wednesday 28 January—Opposition Day [2nd Allotted Day]. There will be a full day's debate on an Opposition motion about the Government's proposals for Heathrow.
Thursday 29 January—Topical debate: Holocaust memorial day, followed by a general debate on armed forces personnel.
The provisional business for the week commencing 2 February will include:
Monday 2 February—Remaining stages of the Political Parties and Elections Bill (Day 1).
Tuesday 3 February—Motions relating to the police grant and local government finance reports.
Wednesday 4 February—Opposition Day [3rd Allotted Day]. There will be a debate on an Opposition motion. Subject to be announced.
Thursday 5 February—Topical debate: subject to be announced, followed by a general debate on food safety.
I should also like to inform the House that the business in Westminster Hall for February 5 and 12 will be:
Thursday 5 February—A debate on the report from the Justice Committee entitled "Towards Effective Sentencing".
Thursday 12 February—A debate on the report from the Transport Committee entitled "Delivering a Sustainable Railway: A 30-year Strategy for the Railways".